Imaging of n-hexane in zeolites by positron emission profiling (PEP)

R.A. van Santen, B.G. Anderson, R.H. Cunningham, A.V.G. Mangnus, J. van Grondelle, L.J. IJzendoorn, van

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Positron Emission Profiling (PEP) has been used for in-situ measurement of the surface coverage of H-mordenite by n-hexane, as a function of hexane partial pressure, at the elevated temperatures typically used for hydroisomerization by monitoring the retention time of an injected radio-labelled pulse of n-hexane. The labelled molecules ((CH3C5H11)-C-11) were produced via a two-step alkene homologation reaction in which C-11, produced using a cyclotron, was added to 1-pentene. The PEP method described is similar to the ''tracer pulse technique'' however it has the significant advantage of in-situ imaging of the pulse
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication11th international congress on catalysis-40th anniversary; proceedings of the11th ICC, Baltimore, MD, USA 30-06-1996 - 5-07-1996. Part B
EditorsJ.W. Hightower, W.N. Delgass, E. Iglesia, A.T. Bell
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
ISBN (Print)0-444-81947-9
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Event11th International Congress on Catalysis (ICC 1996) - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 30 Jun 19965 Jul 1996
Conference number: 11

Publication series

NameStudies in Surface Science and Catalysis
NumberPart B
ISSN (Print)0167-2991


Conference11th International Congress on Catalysis (ICC 1996)
Abbreviated titleICC 1996
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

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